Maintenance Supervisor

Position Description

Job Summary


What’s the job?


Supervises the daily activities of maintenance personnel and assists with maintenance project work as assigned. This position provides key leadership to safety, quality, housekeeping and cost reduction while promoting positive employee relations throughout the maintenance organization. Maintenance Supervisors are held accountable to ensure maintenance activities are carried out in compliance with all environmental, health, and safety requirements, policies, and procedures in a manner consistent with CertainTeed Roofing’s requirements and annual deliverables.

  • Organize and structure planned and unplanned repairs and preventive maintenance routines in a manner that will ensure efficient operation of equipment and plant operating systems.
  • Directly supervise the hourly skilled maintenance employees in the improvement and maintenance of plant equipment, buildings, machinery, utilities, etc.
  • Communicate expectations, measure and assess employee performance, provide coaching and development opportunities, and administer disciplinary action if needed.
  • Provides input into planning and scheduling of projects.
  • Responsible for planning, evaluating, organizing, and implementing assigned installation, maintenance and repair activities and coordinating with other departments to assure minimum downtime for production and maximum safety of employees.
  • Assist in root-cause analyses as well as implement sustainable countermeasures on losses related to maintenance.
  • Ensures Preventive Maintenance (PM) is accomplished in a timely manner and are to a high standard of quality.
  • Work with Maintenance Team Members to develop PM’s that drive improved reliability.
  • Help develop and maintain standard operating and maintenance procedures, and work instructions.
  • Maintains records of plant and individual equipment performance.
  • Responsible for improving the reliability of the production equipment.
  • May be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned



Required Qualifications

What do you bring?

  • Minimum of 2 year degree in Technical Field (equivalent experience may be considered)
  • 5+ years of Supervisory experience
  • Proficient in use of MS Office and windows platforms (familiarity with SAP a plus)
  • General understanding of ISO methodology (ISO 9001, 14001, & OHSAS 18001)
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with Lean Manufacturing, TPM, 5S & Six Sigma a plus
  • Strong skills in equipment troubleshooting and fault analysis/root cause


Come be a part of our bigger purpose to change the world!

Additional Description

Safety & Health:

Follow the CertainTeed Health and Safety Rules, ensure safe operating conditions within the facility and provide key leadership to support the EHS initiatives.  Proper use of PPE at all times.  Maintain clean and safe working environment in line with the 5S philosophy.  Facilitate and/or participate in safety training and safety committee meetings.


Ability to work an minimum of 45 hours per week, speak clearly so others understand, vision acuity to see details within a few feet of an observer, accepting of criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with potential stressful situations, sensitivity to other’s needs, and have a positive demeanor.


  • Actively participates in continuous improvement processes to better serve customers and improve the overall profitability of CertainTeed. 
  • Actively promote Saint-Gobain’s EHS and World Class Manufacturing objectives.
  • Make suggestions for improving product quality, processes, safety and company profitability.

 Teamwork & Results:

  • Positive working attitude toward other employees; be a team player.  Work with others constructively and abide by company policies and procedures.  Working together as a team for continuous improvement is vital to ensure the future of CertainTeed and employees.
  • Work with leadership setting an example to create a healthy work culture that fosters an honest and transparent environment which leads to employee wellbeing, increased morale and organizational success

Work Environment:

Manufacturing plant has limited temperature control; dust, fumes, and high noise areas >80db are present inside plant areas.   This position may include outdoor tasks in a wide range of climate conditions (Heat/cold/rain…etc).   The Manufacturing processes involve granules, silica sand, fiberglass, asphalt coating, crushed rock, and polypropylene.   Moving equipment such as fork lifts, genie booms and industrial sweepers travel throughout the facility.

Company Summary

Why work for us?

At Saint-Gobain/CertainTeed, our employees have pride in belonging to an organization whose culture is made up of these core values: Trust, Empowerment, & Collaboration. Our company encourages diversity and inclusion in all its forms while our products make the world a more beautiful, safer, and sustainable home.

Being a worldwide leader in light and sustainable construction, Saint-Gobain/CertainTeed designs, manufactures and distributes materials and services for the construction and industrial markets. Its integrated solutions for the renovation of public and private buildings, light construction and the decarbonization of construction and industry are developed through a continuous innovation process and provide sustainability and performance. The Group’s commitment is guided by its purpose, “Making the World a Better Home”.

What are our perks?

We provide unique options to fit your unique lives! Our Total Rewards Program is customizable to accommodate your needs. Our menu of flexible options includes, but is not limited to:

  • Excellent healthcare options: Medical, vision, prescription & dental
  • Family Focus & Balance: Parental leave, paid time-off and Employee Assistance Program
  • Financial Security: Competitive 401(k), Company-funded Retirement Accumulation Plan and Employee Stock Purchase Program (PEG)
  • Tuition Reimbursement: Continuing education for every season of your career
  • Pet Insurance options: Insurance plan & prescription discount program for your furry friends
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • PerkSpot: Our exclusive one-stop online discount marketplace
  • LiveWell: Rewarding you for living a healthy lifestyle

Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.

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Maintenance Supervisor

Location: Norwood, Massachusetts

Posting Date: 04/11/2024

Job Code: USA07255

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